Jenny Frantz
Jenny Frantz
Year: So
Hometown: Ovid, Mich.
High School: Ovid-Elsie

2013: Ran 20:35.24 to place 12th in the 5k Ray Helsing Bulldog Invite (Sept. 7). Finished with a time of 23:46 in the 6k 2013 Spartan Invitational (Sept. 13). Recorded a 19:15.72 to finish 17th at the 5k 2013 Greater Louisville Cross Country Classic (Oct. 5) in Louisville, Ky. Clocked a 19:36.41 to finish 12th in the 5k 2013 Michigan Intercollegiate Championships at Hillsdale College on October 11. Placed 35th at the GLIAC Cross Country Championships (Oct. 26) in Houghton, Mich. with a 6k time of 23:44.3. Closed out the season in the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional Championships (Nov. 9), Frantz ran a 23:18 to finish 75th on the 6k course.

Track PR’s:
800m: 2:29
1600m: 5:19
5000m: 18:33

Cross Country PR’s:

5k: 18:05

6k: 22:15



  • Deans Honor Roll 2012-2013


  • Finished 59th with a 6k time of 22:54 at the 2012 GLIAC Cross Country Championships
  • Ran 10:50 in the 3000 meters at the 2013 Lyle Bennett CMU Outdoor Track Meet to finish 1st overall
  • Ran 18:13 in the 5000 meters at the 2013 Outdoor GLIAC Track & Field Championships to finish 10th overall
  • Holds the 2nd fastest cross country 5k time in school history – 18:05


  • Loves to color
  • Camping
  • Involved with the NU RENU Campus Church
  • Member of the Northwood University Fellowship of Christian Athletes



  • Daughter of Terry and Frantz
  • Siblings: Jessica (sister) and Brian (brother)



Ovid-Elsie High School (2012)

  • Academic Honor Roll 4 years
  • Perfect Attendance
  • National Honor Society Member
  • Voted Most Inspirational Senior
  • Student Council Class Representative
  • Academic Letter

Ran a personal best of 11:08 in the 3200 meters at the Swan Valley Tr-Meet her Senior year